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Why Hollywood's Battle to Improve the Role of Women in Their Industry is So Important for Future Women in Business
There's an ongoing discussion in Hollywood about unequal pay and unequal opportunity for women. Actresses including Jessica Chastain, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Lawrence and Patricia Arquette have all made public statements about the gender inequality in Hollywood. I hate to tell you ladies, its not just Hollywood. Its everywhere.
But its not the pay gap and the number of roles available that is also a hot topic, its the types of roles and the types of stories being told that are at the core of problem. This past week at the Oscars as the nominees for the two top acting categories were read off for both the men and the women, we couldn't help but notice the roles...Read More
If you are interested in finding a work from home or freelance opportunity, one of our favorite online resources is FlexJobs. Sara Sutton Fell and her team carefully curate the jobs listings on their site to ensure that every job listing meets their criteria as a FlexJob. The benefit to site users is that the legwork is already done. Every job listed is a true freelance or flexwork opportunity.
Every year they release the list of the 100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs. We were thrilled to see household names like Amazon and Dell at the top of the list accompanied by staffing firms like Kelly Services. To see the full list CLICK HERE.Read More
How to keep working in television and media after having a baby? My first piece of advice: Don’t panic… life might be changing in a different direction, but it just might be okay.
The date was January 17, 2010, it was the first Golden Globes red carpet I wouldn’t be working (on account of my longtime contracted job as an entertainment reporter with an up-and-coming cable network ending the month before… and I hadn’t found myself another gig yet). It was also the day I found out I was expecting my first baby. To say the whole thing was shocking and unplanned is the biggest understatement of my life. My husband was happy. I immediately panicked.
My mind raced. If I don’t find another on camera job before this belly pops, I’ll never work in television again. You can’t interrupt momentum in the entertainment industry or else… and at that time I had serious momentum....Read More